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Christianity 101 Matthew 5:1-12

Christianity 101

Matthew shapes the Beatitudes into a powerful affirmation of the Christian life and hope.

AT A GLANCE:

Some college course numbering systems began in the early 1900s. Basic courses were identified and followed by the number 101. More advanced classes were tagged with a different number, like 201 or 301. Today’s text offers a basic course in the principles of Christianity.

 

EDITOR’S PICK:

For material based on today’s OT text, see “System Requirements,” February 2, 2014.

 

For an alternate approach pertaining to 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, see “God’s Protest Movement.”

 

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